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Philosophy In Action Podcast (M4A)

Dr. Diana Hsieh (diana@philosophyinaction.com)

Dr. Diana Hsieh's podcasts focus on the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. She draws on Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism, Aristotle's ethics, personality theory, and observation. Visit PhilosophyInAction.com for live radio shows, blogging, and more. (This podcast feed uses the enhanced M4A format; a standard MP3 feed is also available.)

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Sep 27, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 27 September 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the future of the United States, the value of vulnerability, cheating to get a job back, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Future of the United States (2:24) * Question 2: The Value of Vulnerability (23:50) * Question 3: Cheating to Get a Job Back (40:46) * Rapid Fire Questions (51:44) * Conclusion (1:07:25) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Sep 15, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 14 September 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "How to Be Principled about Election Politics." Topics discussed include: * Partisan politics * The nature and importance of rights * The basis of rights * Practical advice on elections For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Sep 6, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 6 September 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed workplace diversity, accusations of date rape, evaluating romantic prospects, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Workplace Diversity (2:01) * Question 2: Accusations of Date Rape (42:25) * Question 3: Evaluating Romantic Prospects (57:30) * Conclusion (1:22:00) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy...
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Aug 30, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 30 August 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed impartialism in ethics, changing names with marriage, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Impartialism in Ethics (3:10) * Question 2: Changing Names with Marriage (31:02) * Rapid Fire Questions (45:19) * Conclusion (1:02:24) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Aug 16, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 16 August 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed confidence in opinions, delegation in marriage, deriving self-esteem from university study, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Confidence in Opinions (2:32) * Question 2: Delegation in Marriage (27:59) * Question 3: Deriving Self-Esteem from University Study (49:08) * Rapid Fire Questions (57:25) * Conclusion (1:03:45) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Aug 2, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 2 August 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed morality versus prudence, concealing a relationship from parents, death notifications via Facebook, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Morality Versus Prudence (2:04) * Question 2: Concealing a Relationship from Parents (22:25) * Question 3: Death Notifications via Facebook (33:19) * Rapid Fire Questions (38:17) * Conclusion (58:34) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application...
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Jul 26, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 26 July 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed honesty under professional confidentiality standards, adopting hobbies just for dating, efficiency in writing, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Honesty under Professional Confidentiality Standards (1:38) * Question 2: Adopting Hobbies Just for Dating (20:02) * Question 3: Efficiency in Writing (38:05) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:02:07) * Conclusion (1:12:40) For more from Dr. Diana...
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Jul 19, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 19 July 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed resisting arrest, enjoying Atlas Shrugged, stigmatized property, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Resisting Arrest (2:18) * Question 2: Enjoying Atlas Shrugged (22:52) * Question 3: Stigmatized Property (32:21) * Rapid Fire Questions (41:39) * Conclusion (49:18) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy...
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Jul 12, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 12 July 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed questions about religious beliefs, the power of fiction, trusting a therapist, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Questions about Religious Beliefs (2:10) * Question 2: The Power of Fiction (11:23) * Question 3: Trusting a Therapist (31:39) * Rapid Fire Questions (42:13) * Conclusion (1:00:24) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of...
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Jul 5, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 5 July 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed satisfying social needs, executing insane murderers, ideological consistency, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Satisfying Social Needs (2:15) * Question 2: Executing Insane Murderers (21:48) * Question 3: Ideological Consistency (34:39) * Rapid Fire Questions (47:52) * Conclusion (1:03:23) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of...
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Jun 28, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 28 June 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed exceptions to rules, judgments of men versus women for sexual relationships with minors, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Exceptions to Rules (4:13) * Question 2: Judgments of Men Versus Women for Sexual Relationships with Minors (33:41) * Rapid Fire Questions (57:24) * Conclusion (1:03:19) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of...
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Jun 21, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 21 June 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed respect without agreement, political correctness, responsibility for stolen firearms, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Respect without Agreement (2:23) * Question 2: Political Correctness (13:00) * Question 3: Responsibility for Stolen Firearms (30:39) * Rapid Fire Questions (41:07) * Conclusion (1:01:43) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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Jun 14, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 14 June 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed responsibility for a child, career without aptitude, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Responsibility for a Child (2:13) * Question 2: Career without Aptitude (16:02) * Rapid Fire Questions (25:36) * Conclusion (1:02:49) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Jun 7, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 7 June 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed needs versus wants, medical care for the poor, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Needs Versus Wants (1:17) * Question 2: Medical Care for the Poor (29:25) * Rapid Fire Questions (40:15) * Conclusion (1:00:02) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Jun 1, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 31 May 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "Workshop on Procrastination." Topics discussed include: * The purpose of philosophy * Method #1: Introspect thoughts and feeling routinely, in depth * Method #2: Review your experiences and solicit the experiences of others * Method #3: Identify when and how context and circumstances matter * Method #4: Distinguish between personality and morality * Method #5: Experiment * Method #6:...
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May 24, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 24 May 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed philosophical underpinnings of fixed versus growth mindsets, John Galt's motor, acting rightly, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Philosophical Underpinnings of Fixed Versus Growth Mindsets (2:13) * Question 2: John Galt's Motor (24:39) * Question 3: Acting Rightly (50:42) * Rapid Fire Questions (57:40) * Conclusion (1:01:14) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application...
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May 17, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 17 May 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed atoning for a past crime, the value of earning money, friendship with a devout theist, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Atoning for a Past Crime (1:40) * Question 2: The Value of Earning Money (16:26) * Question 3: Friendship with a Devout Theist (32:33) * Rapid Fire Questions (48:11) * Conclusion (59:41) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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May 10, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 10 May 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed waivers to rights-violating laws, the validity of intuition, overcoming past failures, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Waivers to Rights-Violating Laws (3:23) * Question 2: The Validity of Intuition (26:21) * Question 3: Overcoming Past Failures (45:18) * Rapid Fire Questions (56:16) * Conclusion (1:01:19) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to...
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May 3, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 3 May 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed doctrine of double effect, the obligation to report a crime, cutting ties with homophobic family members, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Doctrine of Double Effect (3:04) * Question 2: The Obligation to Report a Crime (16:50) * Question 3: Cutting Ties with Homophobic Family Members (37:03) * Rapid Fire Questions (50:34) * Conclusion (57:18) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the...
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Apr 27, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 26 April 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "Why Personality Matters in Politics... But Not in the Way You Think." Topics discussed include: * Principles in politics * The basics of personality theory * Meyers-Briggs * DiSC * DiSC in Politics * Colorado Tax Increase for Education, Amendment 66 * Proposed Restrictions on Firearms * Three Lessons For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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Apr 12, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 12 April 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the major virtues, signs of repression, the ethics of care for the body, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Major Virtues (8:23) * Question 2: Signs of Repression (43:14) * Question 3: The Ethics of Care for the Body (1:06:25) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:31:16) * Conclusion (1:36:18) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real...
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Apr 10, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 9 April 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed "Argument from Miracles for the Existence of God, Part 1" with listeners. Topics discussed include: * The nature of miracles * Two kinds of miracles * The argument from miracles * The metaphysical case against miracles * An epistemic case against miracles For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Apr 5, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 5 April 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed personality theory and ethics, euthanizing a pet, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Personality Theory and Ethics (4:46) * Question 2: Euthanizing a Pet (27:01) * Rapid Fire Questions (55:28) * Conclusion (1:03:36) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Apr 3, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 2 April 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "Should You Try to Be Morally Perfect?." Topics discussed include: * What is perfection? * What is moral perfection, broadly? * What is moral perfection, essentially? * How is moral perfection achieved? * Why is moral perfection necessary? For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Mar 29, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 29 March 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed claims of rights to food and shelter, extreme cases, being helpful to a disliked co-worker, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Claims of Rights to Food and Shelter (4:04) * Question 2: Extreme Cases (39:05) * Question 3: Being Helpful to a Disliked Co-Worker (54:15) * Rapid Fire Questions (59:42) * Conclusion (1:02:46) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Mar 15, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 15 March 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed major branches of philosophy, displaying the confederate flag, taxpayer-funded abortions, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Major Branches of Philosophy (3:43) * Question 2: Displaying the Confederate Flag (17:37) * Question 3: Taxpayer-Funded Abortions (32:33) * Rapid Fire Questions (48:01) * Conclusion (59:48) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles...
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Mar 8, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 8 March 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed fractional reserve banking, fraud, and deception, people unworthy of the truth, deception in a business partner, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Fractional Reserve Banking, Fraud, and Deception (2:48) * Question 2: People Unworthy of the Truth (24:38) * Question 3: Deception in a Business Partner (38:58) * Rapid Fire Questions (51:41) * Conclusion (56:30) For more from Dr. Diana...
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Mar 1, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 1 March 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the nature of character, revenge porn, coming out as an atheist, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Nature of Character (2:26) * Question 2: Revenge Porn (23:32) * Question 3: Coming Out as an Atheist (36:15) * Rapid Fire Questions (53:14) * Conclusion (1:04:45) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy...
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Feb 22, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 22 February 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed forcing people to govern, vaccinating for herd immunity, minimizing interruptions at work, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Forcing People to Govern (4:07) * Question 2: Vaccinating for Herd Immunity (19:00) * Question 3: Minimizing Interruptions at Work (42:13) * Conclusion (1:10:48) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of...
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Feb 15, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 15 February 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed developing resilience, nuisance limits for new technology, spouses sharing activities, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Developing Resilience (4:27) * Question 2: Nuisance Limits for New Technology (33:37) * Question 3: Spouses Sharing Activities (50:31) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:00:03) * Conclusion (1:10:45) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Feb 8, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 8 February 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed choosing between egoism and altruism, changing jobs quickly, the morality of boycotts, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Choosing Between Egoism and Altruism (2:56) * Question 2: Changing Jobs Quickly (32:04) * Question 3: The Morality of Boycotts (44:45) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:07:48) * Conclusion (1:13:04) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles...
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Jan 29, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 29 January 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed all sorts of topics from the Rapid Fire Queue. * Introduction (0:00) * Rapid Fire Questions (2:44) * Conclusion (1:04:38) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Jan 25, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 25 January 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the regulation of ultrahazardous activities, declining gift solicitations, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Regulation of Ultrahazardous Activities (2:28) * Question 2: Declining Gift Solicitations (49:35) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:06:08) * Conclusion (1:07:51) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit...
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Jan 18, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 18 January 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the right to die, marriage without love, creating art, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Right to Die (2:12) * Question 2: Marriage without Love (25:00) * Question 3: Creating Art (41:03) * Rapid Fire Questions (49:26) * Conclusion (1:04:41) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Jan 16, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 15 January 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed "Responsibility & Luck, Chapter Six" with listeners. Topics discussed include: * Review of Chapter Five * Circumstantial moral luck * Three cases * On moral judgment and moral responsibility * Analysis of the three cases * Further questions For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Jan 11, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 11 January 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the importance of credibility, third party payments in medicine, insulting with racial epithets, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Importance of Credibility (2:47) * Question 2: Third Party Payments in Medicine (25:45) * Question 3: Insulting with Racial Epithets (56:36) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:09:57) * Conclusion (1:20:01) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application...
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Jan 4, 2015 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 4 January 2015 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed participating in superstitious rituals, punishing yourself, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Participating in Superstitious Rituals (4:33) * Question 2: Punishing Yourself (34:42) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:00:30) * Conclusion (1:14:49) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Dec 28, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 28 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed extremism versus consistency, overcoming lethargy, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Extremism Versus Consistency (3:03) * Question 2: Overcoming Lethargy (32:23) * Conclusion (1:10:02) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Dec 21, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 21 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the relationship between philosophy and science, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Relationship between Philosophy and Science (2:34) * Rapid Fire Questions (54:44) * Conclusion (1:03:17) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Dec 19, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 18 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell interviewed Paul Hsieh about "Radiology in Practice." Topics discussed include: * About radiology * The different imaging modalities * X-rays * CAT Scans * MRI Scans * Ultrasound * Nuclear Medicine * PET Scans * Interventional Radiology * Radiation dangers * Medical education * Access to the radiologist * Specialization in radiology * Paul's work * Paul's choice of radiology For more from...
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Dec 14, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 14 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed managing differences with family, forbidding the sale of dangerous goods to minors, worthy charities, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Managing Differences with Family (3:51) * Question 2: Forbidding the Sale of Dangerous Goods to Minors (27:44) * Question 3: Worthy Charities (48:39) * Conclusion (1:06:45) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles...
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Dec 12, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 11 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed "Design Arguments for the Existence of God, Part 4" with listeners. Topics discussed include: * About the podcast series * Review of Design Arguments * Philosophical objections to Objections to Paley’s Analogical Argument for Design * The alternative of Darwinian evolution * Evolution and chance * Evolution versus design * Objections to evolutionary theory * Questions For more...
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Dec 7, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 7 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the reality of karma, responsibility for pets, meaningless gift exchanges, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Reality of Karma (2:55) * Question 2: Responsibility for Pets (14:00) * Question 3: Meaningless Gift Exchanges (22:41) * Rapid Fire Questions (33:51) * Conclusion (1:00:23) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real...
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Dec 5, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 4 December 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed "Responsibility & Luck, Chapter Five" with listeners. Topics discussed include: * Moral responsibility * The control condition * The compatibilist challenge to the control condition * The epistemic condition * Voluntary ignorance and voluntary incapacity * The agency condition * What's next For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges...
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Nov 30, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 30 November 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the objectivity of manners, fighting words, obsessing over past conversations, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Objectivity of Manners (1:56) * Question 2: Fighting Words (24:16) * Question 3: Obsessing over Past Conversations (39:36) * Rapid Fire Questions (52:30) * Conclusion (1:05:02) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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Nov 23, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 23 November 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the moral arguments for veganism and vegetarianism, courage as a struggle against fear, ungrateful people, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Moral Arguments for Veganism and Vegetarianism (3:14) * Question 2: Courage as a Struggle Against Fear (32:17) * Question 3: Ungrateful People (49:26) * Rapid Fire Questions (59:30) * Conclusion (1:10:49) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell...
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Nov 21, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 20 November 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "Ayn Rand's Philosophy: Myth Versus Reality." Topics discussed include: * Why care about the myths about Ayn Rand's ideas * Ayn Rand's views on politics, ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics * Myth #1: Ayn Rand was primarily concerned with politics * Myth #2: Ayn Rand was an elitist: she despised everyone except super-high achievers * Myth #3: Ayn Rand's ethics tells people to do...
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Nov 20, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 19 November 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "The Cultivation of Character." Topics discussed include: * The story of Tony * The nature of moral character * The formation of character * The effects of character For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Nov 9, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 9 November 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed anarchism's case against government, the value of sportsmanship, sleeping around, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Anarchism's Case Against Government (7:01) * Question 2: The Value of Sportsmanship (29:35) * Question 3: Sleeping Around (51:06) * Rapid Fire Questions (57:09) * Conclusion (1:05:47) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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Oct 30, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 30 October 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed improving candidates for office, increasing psychological visibility, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Improving Candidates for Office (3:01) * Question 2: Increasing Psychological Visibility (22:33) * Rapid Fire Questions (43:02) * Conclusion (1:10:49) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in...
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Oct 26, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 26 October 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed abortion and rights in pregnancy, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Abortion and Rights in Pregnancy (6:50) * Conclusion (1:35:42) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Oct 19, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 19 October 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed voters' responsibility for politicians, charity to strangers, quitting or waiting to be fired, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Voters' Responsibility for Politicians (3:04) * Question 2: Charity to Strangers (28:08) * Question 3: Quitting or Waiting to be Fired (44:40) * Rapid Fire Questions (55:51) * Conclusion (1:05:15) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application...
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Oct 5, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 5 October 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed psychics in a free society, fear of leading a worthless life, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Psychics in a Free Society (9:04) * Question 2: Fear of Leading a Worthless Life (31:22) * Rapid Fire Questions (52:05) * Conclusion (1:06:02) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Sep 28, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 28 September 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the possibility of an atheistic afterlife, the tip jar, concealing a pet from a landlord, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Possibility of an Atheistic Afterlife (11:06) * Question 2: The Tip Jar (36:21) * Question 3: Concealing a Pet from a Landlord (56:00) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:07:13) * Conclusion (1:15:32) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Sep 21, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 21 September 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed blaming crime victims, constitutional carry, hijacking Ayn Rand's ideas, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Blaming Crime Victims (7:30) * Question 2: Constitutional Carry (27:05) * Question 3: Hijacking Ayn Rand's Ideas (44:50) * Rapid Fire Questions (56:24) * Conclusion (1:05:33) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real...
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Sep 11, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 11 September 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed rescuing other people's pets, large egos, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Rescuing Other People's Pets (2:55) * Question 2: Large Egos (16:42) * Rapid Fire Questions (37:38) * Conclusion (1:01:06) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Sep 7, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 7 September 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed net neutrality, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Net Neutrality (3:55) * Rapid Fire Questions (51:17) * Conclusion (1:01:41) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Aug 31, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 31 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed 'the friend zone', making hard choices, frivolous lawsuits, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: "The Friend Zone" (3:55) * Question 2: Making Hard Choices (25:28) * Question 3: Frivolous Lawsuits (46:47) * Rapid Fire Questions (1:00:22) * Conclusion (1:06:52) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit...
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Aug 29, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 28 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell interviewed Kelly Elmore about "Why Growth Mindsets Matter." Topics discussed include: * Fixed mindsets and growth mindsets * Mindssets in action * Empirical research on mindsets * The value of growth mindsets * Signs of a fixed mindset * Changing a fixed mindset * Mindsets and bullying * Mindsets in parenting, in education, at work, and in relationships * Mindsets and moral growth * Mindsets...
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Aug 24, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 24 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed changing personality traits, debating Christian versus Objectivist ethics, conning jerks and blowhards, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Changing Personality Traits (4:25) * Question 2: Debating Christian Versus Objectivist Ethics (31:52) * Question 3: Conning Jerks and Blowhards (1:04:04) * Conclusion (1:18:07) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Aug 21, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 20 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "Moral Conflicts and the Virtue of Justice." Topics discussed include: * The nature and importance of moral conflicts * Example moral conflicts * Fantasy-based responses to moral conflicts * Fact-based responses to moral conflicts * The virtue of justice * The context of the relationship * Evaluating the actions at the root of a conflict * Dealing with the aftermath of a conflict...
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Aug 10, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 10 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed accepting voluntary sacrifices, agnosticism, introducing children to Objectivism, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Accepting Voluntary Sacrifices (3:02) * Question 2: Agnosticism (21:04) * Question 3: Introducing Children to Objectivism (43:19) * Rapid Fire Questions (56:45) * Conclusion (1:04:55) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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Aug 8, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 7 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell interviewed Robert Garmong about "Love and Sex in China." Topics discussed include: * The teaser about Robert's marriage * Traditional ideas of love and sex * The changes under Mao * The one-child policy * The influence of western culture * Dating in China today * Sex education * STDs and abortion * Married life * Infidelity * Homosexuality * Robert's marriage For more from Dr. Diana Brickell...
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Aug 3, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 3 August 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed compulsory vaccination, requiting evil with good, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Compulsory Vaccination (5:26) * Question 2: Requiting Evil with Good (36:48) * Rapid Fire Questions (52:37) * Conclusion (1:04:53) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Aug 1, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 31 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell interviewed Dr. Doug McGuff about "Government Controls in Emergency Medicine." Topics discussed include: * Emergency Medicine * EMTALA and the history of government controls in medicine * ObamaCare and its Accountable Care Organizations * Practicing under ObamaCare * Quality measures * Government versus private insurance For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to...
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Jul 27, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 27 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed the justice of defamation laws, pursuing justice at great personal cost, the cultural effects of superhero movies, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: The Justice of Defamation Laws (2:33) * Question 2: Pursuing Justice at Great Personal Cost (32:32) * Question 3: The Cultural Effects of Superhero Movies (47:04) * Rapid Fire Questions (58:54) * Conclusion (1:00:35) For more from Dr....
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Jul 20, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 20 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed conservative allies in politics, flunking a student, guilt about refusing requests, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Conservative Allies in Politics (2:44) * Question 2: Flunking a Student (28:22) * Question 3: Guilt about Refusing Requests (37:51) * Rapid Fire Questions (54:41) * Conclusion (1:07:18) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the...
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Jul 18, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 17 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed "Responsibility & Luck, Chapter Four" with listeners. Topics discussed include: * About this chapter * Pursuing values * Judgments of people * Normative judgments * Moral judgments * The purposes of moral judgment For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Jul 16, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 15 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell podcast on "Moral Amplifiers." Topics discussed include: * The question * The Objectivist virtues * Major virtues * Minor virtues * Moral amplifiers * Ambition, Kindness, Persistence * The role of personality * Aristotle's virtues as moral amplifiers For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action:...
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Jul 10, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 10 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed limited government, enjoying the moment, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Limited Government (4:01) * Question 2: Enjoying the Moment (21:32) * Rapid Fire Questions (41:51) * Conclusion (1:03:26) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Jul 6, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 6 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed psychological egoism, take two, the purpose of 'Atlas Shrugged', limiting another's generosity, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: Psychological Egoism, Take Two (2:40) * Question 2: The Purpose of 'Atlas Shrugged' (17:36) * Question 3: Limiting Another's Generosity (25:53) * Rapid Fire Questions (40:20) * Conclusion (1:04:32) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application...
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Jul 4, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 3 July 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell interviewed Dr. Paul Hsieh about "Understanding the Three Languages of Politics." Topics discussed include: * About the "three languages of politics" * The differences in the three languages * The difference that the three languages make * Examples of the three languages * Conflict between camps * Alliances between camps * Political argument between camps * The debates over the Hobby...
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Jun 26, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 26 June 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed all sorts of topics from the Rapid Fire Queue. * Introduction (0:00) * Rapid Fire Questions (4:48) * Conclusion (1:08:27) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com
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Jun 22, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 22 June 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, Philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed one thought too many in egoism, drunk driving in a free society, dogs versus private property, and more. * Introduction (0:00) * Question 1: One Thought Too Many in Egoism (2:32) * Question 2: Drunk Driving in a Free Society (23:26) * Question 3: Dogs Versus Private Property (40:41) * Rapid Fire Questions (58:57) * Conclusion (1:05:43) For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational...
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Jun 20, 2014 diana@philosophyinaction.com (Dr. Diana Brickell)
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In this 19 June 2014 episode of Philosophy in Action Radio, philosopher Dr. Diana Brickell discussed "Responsibility & Luck, Chapter Three" with listeners. Topics discussed include: * About this chapter * Nagel's assumptions about control * Commentary on Nagel's views of control For more from Dr. Diana Brickell on the application rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit Philosophy in Action: http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com